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the charming little drug store

right next to this church is a charming little drug store which has these ancient medicines... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Hyderabad, India
cemetery is pretty

You unexpectantly walk into this church which is almost at the highest point around.. its even... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Hyderabad, India
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8 Oct 2018
“La bella vilanella”
15 Jun 2018
“One of Michelangelo's Favorites!”
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

This often-overlooked church is a hidden gem of this part of the town. Michelangelo, who liked this area and its harmonious church, called it “la bella vilanella”. It was built at the beginning of the 16th century and restored in the 19th century, after the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Borzov
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Just down from the Basilica and the cemetery is the nearby Chiesa San Salvatore al Monte, maintained by the Tuscan province of Friars Minor (a branch of the Franciscans). This is a very simple church that is missed by most tourists and should not be....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

right next to this church is a charming little drug store which has these ancient medicines. probably thats what they used to use earlier. its interesting to see how civilisations have evolved form these kind of natural drugs to more scientific based knowledge. but going...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Chiesa San Salvatore al Monte is a hidden gem. I passed the church on my way to visit the Basilica San Miniato al Monte. I went inside and I was surprised by its simplicity and beauty. It seems to be a quiet church that not...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Maria B
Reviewed 30 October 2017

You unexpectantly walk into this church which is almost at the highest point around.. its even further up that piazzelo michelangelo. a long walk up the mountain greets you with this beautiful church . walk around it and you can visit the cememtery which is...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank pulkitaparsai
Reviewed 19 June 2017

A Franciscan church that was built between 1499-1504. At first glance the plain exterior, the simple Renaissance style plaster facade, is quite nice. Inside is very sober, but interesting to take in. After the buzz of Piazza Michelangelo this was a very quiet church with...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Don't miss a stop at this church when you go to Pizzale Michelangelo! It is just a little further up the hill and the views are better. If you get to the church at the right time you may get a chance to hear the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Crystal S
Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

Up on the mountain, located between trees, birds singing, less tourists.. That does the trick. Nearby church San Minalto I found much more impressive so walk on just a couple of minutes!

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank marjoleinc115
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